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Sesquipedalian & Three-Quarter Ranch (Posted on 2006-10-15) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a sesquipedalian farm, a hen and a half lay an egg and a half in a day and a half. How many eggs would seven hens lay in a week and half?

In a Three-Quarter Ranch, a hen & three quarters lay an egg and three quarters in a day and three quarters. How many eggs do seven ducks lay in week?

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Solution Easy solution | Comment 4 of 5 |
In both parts, one egg is laid per hen in the respective time listed. Since "a week and a half" is 7 times "a day and a half" and "a week" is 4 times "a day and three quarters", the answer to the first part is 7*7=49. and the answer to the second part is 7*4=28. (assuming we are concerned with seven hens in the second part)

  Posted by Gamer on 2007-01-14 21:15:59
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